Last updated: December 11. 2013 11:00PM - 550 Views
Jan Runions Civitas Media



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Heavy rains during the 2013 swimming season might have kept some away from the New Tazewell Municipal Park pool. However, city officials have begun a major project to completely revamp the popular summer play spot in anticipation of better weather next season.


RenoSys Inc. has been busy prepping the poolside for a total demolition of the concrete apron and kiddie pool. A splash pad will be created where the kiddie pool once stood, officials said.


The old pool liner has been removed so that a state-of-the-art liner can be inserted after the renovations are completed.


A significant portion of the project entails refitting the water system from a chlorine-based to a saltwater-based system.


New Tazewell Court Clerk Linda Stilson said the city is looking at a late April completion date.


The city pool has not undergone such a major facelift since its creation some 35 years ago.


Claiborne Progress|Civitas Media


jrunions@civitasmedia.com

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